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Affordable Housing In Waverly
Humphreys County, Tennessee

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Waverly

Whispering Oaks Apartments

64 Ridge Rd
Waverly, Tennessee

Creekview Manor Apartments

204 Clydeton Rd
Waverly, Tennessee

Carroll Street Residential

215 Carroll Ave
Waverly, Tennessee
Disabled Supportive Housing

Waverly Residential Services

200 Airport Rd
Waverly, Tennessee
Elderly Supportive Housing

Briarwood Apartments

116 Guy Barnett Dr
Waverly, Tennessee


210 E Richland Ave
Waverly, Tennessee
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Housing Authorities that serve Waverly

Housing Authority Programs
Waverly Housing Authority Public Housing
Tennessee Housing Development Agency Central Office Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Mainstream Voucher
Tennessee Housing Development Agency Middle Tennessee Office Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Waverly, Tennessee

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 237 affordable apartments for rent in Waverly, Tennessee.

Income Based Apartments in Waverly, Tennessee

Waverly features 125 income based apartments. Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.

Low Rent Apartments in Waverly, Tennessee

There are 112 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Waverly.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Waverly, Tennessee

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Waverly landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Waverly.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Waverly, Tennessee for a two-bedroom apartment is between $585 and $715.

2020 Waverly, Tennessee Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards

Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
Fair Market Rent $493 $571 $650 $874 $1,019
Payment Standard Range $444 to $542 $514 to $628 $585 to $715 $787 to $961 $917 to $1,121

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Waverly, TN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 237
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 125
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.78%
Average Renter Household Size 2.39
Average Household Size 2.54
Median Household Income $42,674 ±$6,561
Median Rent $587 ±$34
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 36.93% ± 15.38pp
Total Population 4,111

Population and Household Demographics

Waverly is a city in Humphreys County, Tennessee with a population of 4,111. There are 1,560 households in the city with an average household size of 2.54 persons. 23.78% of households in Waverly are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Waverly

The median gross income for households in Waverly is $42,674 a year, or $3,556 a month. The median rent for the city is $587 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Waverly, a household making less than $1,957 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.93% of households who rent are overburdened in Waverly.

Area Median Income In Waverly

Affordable housing program eligibility is always determined by one's income. Each household's income is compared to the incomes of all other households in the area. This is accomplished through a statistic established by the government called the Area Median Income, most often referred to as AMI. The AMI is calculated and published each year by HUD.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Waverly, the AMI is calculated from all households within Humphreys County.

In Waverly, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $54,500

Most affordable housing programs determine eligibility based on the percent of AMI a given household's income is. Among the programs that determine eligibility based on the AMI are Section 8, HOME, LIHTC, Section 515, 202 and 811.

Rental Assistance in Waverly

Rental assistance is a type of housing subsidy that pays for a portion of a renter’s monthly housing costs, including rent and tenant paid utilities. This housing assistance can come in the form of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, project-based Section 8 contracts, public housing, USDA Rental Assistance (in Section 515 properties) as well as HUD Section 202 and 811 properties for elderly and disabled households.

Income Qualifications for HUD Rental Assistance in Waverly

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $29,600 $31,800 $34,000 $36,200
50% of Median $19,200 $21,950 $24,700 $27,400 $29,600 $31,800 $34,000 $36,200
80% of Median $30,700 $35,100 $39,500 $43,850 $47,400 $50,900 $54,400 $57,900